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The High Court of Australia has handed down decisions in two proceedings (BMW Australia Ltd v Brewster and Westpac Banking Corporation v Lenthall [2019] HCA 45…

The Federal Court decision by Justice Beach in the Myer Holdings Ltd securities class action confirmed that shareholders affected by continuous disclosure…

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) this morning was unsuccessful in Federal Court proceedings it commenced in December 2018 seeking to…

The High Court of Australia has today ruled, in a unanimous joint decision, that the Commissioner of Taxation may use documents subject to legal…

The Federal Government has released, for comment, draft legislation extending unfair contract terms regime to insurance contracts...
On 23 May 2019, the NSW Supreme Court handed down its decision on which of the five shareholder class actions filed against AMP Ltd (AMP) will be allowed to…

The High Court’s decision in the high-profile Rinehart/Hancock dispute highlights the importance of drafting clear arbitration clauses if they are to be…

The focus on corporate conduct and enforcement continues with the announcement by the Federal Government of a review into Australia’s white-collar crime…

Last week’s double decisions of the Full Court of the Federal Court and the New South Wales Court of Appeal confirm the Courts’ powers to make common fund…

On 14 February 2019, the Senate passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018 which very…

On 4 February 2019, the Government publicly released Commissioner Hayne’s Final Report (Report) in the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking…